boutonneuse fever


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Related to boutonneuse fever: Mediterranean Spotted Fever, abattoir fever
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Noun1.boutonneuse fever - a disease (common in India and around the Mediterranean area) caused by a rickettsia that is transmitted to humans by a reddish brown tick (ixodid) that lives on dogs and other mammalsboutonneuse fever - a disease (common in India and around the Mediterranean area) caused by a rickettsia that is transmitted to humans by a reddish brown tick (ixodid) that lives on dogs and other mammals
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
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Focusing on Rickettsia bacteria, carried by chiggers, ticks, fleas and lice, which causes diseases in humans such as typhus, rickettsialpox, Boutonneuse fever, African tick bite fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Flinders Island spotted fever and Queensland tick typhus ( Australian tick typhus), the ministry has launched guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of Rickettsial diseases.
parkeri rickettsiosis, American Boutonneuse fever, and Tidewater spotted fever.
Boutonneuse fever (also called Mediterranean spotted fever) was first described in Tunis in 1910 as a disease associated with sandfly bites.